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Knicks’ Kemba Walker on Christmas Triple-Double: ‘Those Are Moments You Dream About’ | Bleacher Report

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The Kemba Walker revival is in full effect. 

After finding himself buried on the New York Knicks bench for nearly a month, Walker has been spectacular in his past four games, averaging 26.0 points, 8.3 rebounds and 7.0 assists during that span, including a triple-double (10 points, 10 rebounds, 12 assists) during a 101-87 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Christmas Day. 

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According to <a href=”https://twitter.com/ESPNStatsInfo?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@ESPNStatsInfo</a>, Kemba Walker’s triple-double is just the 10th on Christmas in NBA history. Four were by Oscar Robertson in the 60s. The others: John Havlicek (’67), Billy Cunningham (’70), LeBron James (2010), Russell Westbrook (’13) and Draymond Green (’17).

“It was amazing. It was amazing,” Walker told reporters after the win. “Those are moments you dream about. You know? Yeah, man, it’s kind of hard to put it in words, to be honest. But it was special. Just

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Michael Jordan played poker every night during the Dream Team Olympics, and he always took advantage of having more money than his teammates

"You have to have 100% confidence in your hand if you're going to go all-in against Michael [Jordan]," Charles Barkley said on SportsCenter Sunday.
“You have to have 100% confidence in your hand if you’re going to go all-in against Michael [Jordan],” Charles Barkley said on SportsCenter Sunday.

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  • The sixth episode of “The Last Dance” — ESPN’s 10-part docuseries about Michael Jordan and the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls — focused in part on His Airness’ gambling “hobby.”

  • Charles Barkley, an NBA great in his own right and a member of the “Dream Team” that won gold at the 1992 Olympics, said he, Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Magic Johnson played cards “every single night.”

  • “We knew that no matter what the cards were, at the end of the night … Michael was always going to try to buy the pot,” Barkley told Scott Van Pelt on SportsCenter after the episode aired Sunday night.

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Michael Jordan is a fierce competitor on and off the court.

The sixth episode

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